Posted March 23, 2013 on AP on Fox
Luol Deng scored 20 points, Carlos Boozer had 18 and the Chicago Bulls overcame the absence of starting center Joakim Noah to earn an 87-84 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Deng had 13 points at halftime, but Chicago's reserves sparked the Bulls' second-half rally, outscoring Indiana's reserves 32-15. Taj Gibson scored 11, and Daequan Cook and Nate Robinson had nine apiece. The Bulls went on a 13-5 run starting the fourth quarter to take an 81-72 lead. A four-point play by George Hill brought Indiana within 87-84 in the final minute. After a missed driving shot by Chicago's Kirk Hinrich with 16 seconds left, the Pacers had a chance to tie, but Paul George had two 3-point tries go off the rim in the final 10 seconds, including one at the final buzzer. George led the Pacers with 23 points.
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